Monthly Archives: August 2012

PDRM in a state of unrest

By S Thayaparan “The police are not here to create disorder; they’re here to preserve disorder.” – Richard J Daley COMMENT Bukit Aman police secretariat (public relations) assistant head Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf could be right when he claims that the … Continue reading

Posted in Police

CM told to use mouthwash to keep mouth free of germs

By Susan Loone State BN leaders furious with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng for his recent outburst in the Chinese language dailies that their leader would ‘sell Penang’ if he came to power as head of state. The reports referred … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, DAP Updates

Sea of yellow: 10,000 defy ban for ‘Janji Demokrasi’

By Koh Jun Lin Despite being declared illegal and the Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein predicting a low turnout, a large yellow-clad crowd descended upon Dataran Merdeka last night for the ‘Janji Demokrasi’ (Promise of Democracy) rally. Although Dataran Merdeka itself … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

Merdeka: The end of the fairy-tale

By Mariam Mokhtar Najib has made a lot of mistakes and has reneged on many promises. His Merdeka slogan, ‘Janji DiTepati’ is an affront to the rakyat. COMMENT The nation is 55 years old today. To read some newspapers you’d … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest

Rais offers Kit Siang a seat next to PM at Merdeka bash

Information, Communications and Culture Minister Rais Yatim has denied that the ministry’s Merdeka Day bash at the Bukit Jalil stadium is off limits to opposition party leaders. They are welcome to join the celebration on Friday night, he said. “It … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Rakyat

The devil you know

By Neil Khor COMMENT Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s comment about devils and angels had commentators and politicians going to town like headless chickens, proving once and for all who is the master of the game. Ultimately, his point was very clear. … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Kuching woman has 29 credit cards

RECOVERED: Firdaus holds up some of the credit cards found in the woman’s possession. Nursery school operator fraudulently uses other people’s personal info to apply for facility KUCHING: Police detected a first-of-its-kind credit card fraud following the arrest of a … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Police, Sarawak